Fr. General is awarded with “Companion of the Order of the Star of Melanesia”

Most. Rev. Fr. Joachim Rego, CP, Superior General of the Congregation of the Passion of Jesus Christ was awarded with the “Companion of the Order of the Star of Melanesia” (CSM) by the Governor-General of Papua New Guinea.

Fr. Joachim was awarded this honour, the third highest award of the country of Papua New Guinea for “his services to the community as a Catholic priest in pastoral care of the Sepik and National Capital communities and in the formation of National Religious of the Passionist Congregation. Fr. Joachim’s dedication for over 18 years in Papua New Guinea has been recognized by the National government of Papua New Guinea.”

Read the following Newsletter of Holy Spirit Province by Very Rev. Fr, Kevin Hennesy, CP: